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Contents List of Contributors Dedication Preface Part I Implantation and Explantation 1 Implantation Techniques for Cardiac Resynchronization Therapy Peter H. Belott, MD 2 Pacing in Vasovagal Syncope: Are too Many or too Few Pacemakers Implanted? David G. Benditt, MD and Mary E. McGrory-Usset, MBA 3 Unusual Indications for Cardiac Pacing Chu-Pak Lau, MD, Hung-Fat Tse, MD, Kathy Lai-Fun Lee, MBBS, and S. Serge Barold, MD 4 Pacing for Prevention of Atrial Fibrillation: Fact or Fancy? Panos E. Vardas, MD, PhD (London) and Emmanuel M. Kanoupakis, MD 5 Extraction of Pacing and Defibrillation Leads: Current Concepts and Methods Charles J. Love, MD Part II Multisite Pacing in Heart Failure 6 Multisite Pacing for Heart Failure: from Electrophysiology to Hemodynamics Luigi Padeletti, MD, Maria Cristina Porciani, MD, Alessandra Sabini, MD, Cristina Tosti Guerra, BS, Andrea Colella, MD, Gabriele Demarchi, MD, Paolo Pieragnoli, MD, and Antonio Michelucci, MD 7 Ventricular Resynchronization: Predicting Responders David A. Kass, MD 8 Electrocardiography of Multisite Ventricular Pacing Stéphane Garrigue, MD, S. Serge Barold, MD, and Jacques Clémenty, MD 9 Arrhythmias of Biventricular Pacemakers and ICDs S. Serge Barold, MD, Stéphane Garrigue, MD, Carsten W. Israel, MD, Ignacio Gallardo, MD, and Jacques Clémenty, MD Part III Advances in Technology 10 Left Ventricular Stimulation: Epicardial, Transvenous or Endocardial? Rick McVenes, BS 11 Permanent and Temporary Single-Lead VDD and DDD Pacing: State of the Art I. Eli Ovsyshcher, MD, PhD and Eugene Crystal, MD 12 Pacemaker Memory: Basic Concepts and New Technology Paul A. Levine, MD, Robert E. Smith Jr., BSEE, Balakrishnan Shankar, BSE, Greg Hauck, BSEE, Jeffrey Snell, MSEE, Andre Walker, MSEE, and Mark Kroll, PhD 13 Future Trends in Pacemaker Technology Michael R. Gold, MD, PhD and David A. Casavant, MS Part IV Pacemaker Follow-Up 14 Diagnosis of Supraventricular Tachyarrhythmias by Automatic Mode Switching Algorithms of Dual Chamber Pacemakers S. Serge Barold, MD, Carsten W. Israel, MD, Roland X. Stroobandt, MD, PhD, Stéphane Garrigue, MD, Chu-Pak Lau, MD, and Ignacio Gallardo, MD 15 Pacemaker Memory: Diagnosis of Atrial Tachyarrhythmias Carsten W. Israel, MD and S. Serge Barold, MD 16 Diagnostic Algorithms for the Detection of Ventricular Tachycardia by Implanted Pacemakers S. Serge Barold, MD and Michael Eldar, MD 17 Evaluation of the Pacing Function of Dual- and Triple-Chamber ICDs Sergio L. Pinski, MD 18 Complexity of Follow-up in Multisite Pacing Arnaud Lazarus, MD 19 Electromagnetic Interference with Implantable Cardiac Devices David L. Hayes, MD Index
Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication: Cardiac pacingCardiac Pacing, Artificial methods, Arrhythmia prevention & control, Heart Failure, Congestive prevention & control, Pacemaker, Artificial